How in-house counsel get things done in a startup environment
Contract compliance management and credit card compliance (for vendors). Establishing legal and related business processes for contract compliance, including counterparty communications, third party and supplier management, tax and accounting compliance, sales and pipeline, service and warranty obligations, confidentiality, renewal and termination, and interdepartmental coordination.
Open Source Issues
Employment issues from a startup perspective (outside of the sharing economy; misclassification; stock/equity; CA law compliance;
Non-IP Litigation – avoiding disputes, contractual precautions (trial vs. arbitration, venue, governing law, etc.) and managing disputes when do they occur (doc retention, lit hold, managing outside counsel, public relations, managing board, management and shareholder expectations).
Moderator: Sam Zucker, Sidley Austin LLP
Panelists: Wendy Mantell, FanDuel Matthew Polesetsky, Uproxx Media Group Inc. Kirsten Mellor, Udacity Inc. Luis Villa, Solo Practitioner Aileen Casanave, Castlight Health